Re: [RFC v1 00/31] kunit: Introducing KUnit, the Linux kernel unit testing framework
From: Brendan Higgins
Date: Fri Oct 19 2018 - 02:27:53 EST
On Wed, Oct 17, 2018 at 8:55 PM Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > ## More information on KUnit
> > There is a bunch of documentation near the end of this patch set that
> > describes how to use KUnit and best practices for writing unit tests.
> > For convenience I am hosting the compiled docs here:
> > https://google.github.io/kunit-docs/third_party/kernel/docs/
> Nice! I've been using mocking techniques in kernel code for the
> libnvdimm test infrastructure in tools/testing/nvdimm/. It's part unit
> test infrastructure, part emulation, and I've always had the feeling
> it's all a bit too adhoc. I'm going to take a look and see what can be
> converted to kunit. Please include linux-nvdimm@xxxxxxxxxxxx on future
Great to hear!
Interesting, is this kind of like the nfsim stuff?
> I'll shamelessly plug my lwn article about unit testing
> https://lwn.net/Articles/654071/ because it's always good to find
> fellow co-travelers to compare notes and advocate for more test
> oriented kernel development.
Most definitely! I will take a look, and be in touch.